Articles tagged peter dinklage

TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 1

Several new series debuted in April 2011 to transform what had been a mediocre season into an exceptional one, including Game of Thrones. AMC, meanwhile, systematically abused three of its great series, calling into question whether the cable network is truly ready for the big time.

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18 Sep 2008 // 9:59 PM

Penelope

Penelope’s Otherness marginalizes her at the same time that it makes her a more exotic possession.

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The winner of the ‘Narnia’ sequel? Ben Barnes, by a hair

There’s a changing of the guard in the Walden-Disney movie franchise, “The Chronicles of Narnia.” The young actors who were the leads in 2005’s “

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

Prince Caspian includes mêlée after mêlée, as well as recriminations against the commander in chief who goes in without an exit strategy or even much of a battle plan.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: May 2008

In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.

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12 Mar 2008 // 9:59 PM

Death at a Funeral

An everyman nucleus surrounded by idiosyncratic grotesques, grounded in a simple plot of the everyman reconciling the irrationality surrounding him, tangential and irrelevant comedic asides.

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2 Mar 2008 // 9:00 PM

Penelope

Lemon's disillusionment and efforts to reclaim his reporter's cred grant Penelope something like a topical theme.

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17 Aug 2007 // 3:00 AM

Death at a Funeral

Bodies show up everywhere they shouldn't, making public what usually remains repressed: death, defecation, desire.

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5 Aug 2007 // 3:24 AM

Underdog (2007)

Underdog is so piecemeal it should come with a roll of duct tape.

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Monkey Business (Part 4: August)

In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.

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9 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

Find Me Guilty (2006)

All dressed up but not much to say.

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16 Mar 2006 // 10:00 PM

Find Me Guilty (2006)

You might find Vin Diesel guilty of any number of offenses in Sidney Lumet's new film. First, his hair.

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21 Sep 2005 // 12:00 AM

Threshold

Threshold doesn't want to give too much away (typical of the genre), making the central crisis hard to fathom.

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12 Jul 2004 // 12:00 AM

13 Moons (2002)

In this world of unbelievable coincidences, Karma battles fate for the destiny of all involved.

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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